Professor Gail Risbridger is an NH&MRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, career academic and researcher who has >25 years’ experience in Prostate Cancer research and Men’s Health. She graduated from Monash University, becoming a founding member of the Monash Institute of Medical Research (MIMR) now known as the Hudson Institute of Medical Research. Currently, she leads Prostate Cancer Research at Monash University and at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victorian Comprehensive cancer Centre where her team is an internationally recognised research team of scientists and clinicians working on prostate cancer and Andrology related projects. As one of Australia’s leading prostate cancer researchers, she pioneered the use of stem cells for recombination studies combining stem cell biology with endocrinology. She also holds positions of Deputy Dean, Special Projects, FMNHS; Research Director of Monash Partners Comprehensive Cancer Consortium (MpCCC) and Chair, Faculty Research Centres & Institutes Committee as well as advisory roles in Andrology Australia and the Freemason’s Foundation Centre for Men’s Health. Her academic and industry collaborations have built infrastructure and trained a workforce required to underpin the national research effort in Australian Prostate Cancer Research, including a National tissue bank with Victorian State Government informatics support. Her awards include an International Fulbright Senior Scholar Award, British Endocrine Society Asia-Oceania Medal and Honorary Life Member of Endocrine Society of Australia and Fellow of Australian Society of Reproductive Biology.
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